|Rag Radio 2012-05-25 - Psychedelic Blues Pioneer Spencer Perskin of Shiva's Headband - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Founded in 1967, Shiva’s Headband, Spencer Perskin's pioneering psychedelic blues group, served as house band at Austin’s original Sixties music hall, the Vulcan Gas Co., and was the first group to perform at the historic Armadillo World Headquarters. Shiva's played with such luminaries as Spirit, Steppenwolf, ZZ Top, Janis Joplin, Canned Heat, and Steve Miller. “Take Me to the Mountains,” produced by Perskin for Capitol Records, was the first record released nationally by an Austin band...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Spencer Perskin; Shiva's Headband: Austin Music; Thorne Dreyer; Sixties; Psychedelic Rock